Definition of governador
1. governor [ n ] the head of a state governmentUsed in print:
(The Atlanta Constitution...)
In the Blue_Ridge meeting , the audience was warned that entering a candidate for governor would force it to take petitions out into voting_precincts to obtain the signatures of registered voters .
Vandiver opened his race for governor in 1958 with a battle in the Legislature against the issuance of $ 50 million worth of additional rural roads bonds proposed by then Gov._Marvin_Griffin .
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Under Formby 's plan , an appointee would be selected by a board composed of the governor , lieutenant_governor , speaker of the House , attorney_general and chief_justice of the Texas_Supreme_Court .
(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
Chauncey_Depew , one-time runner-up for the Republican Presidential nomination , was attending a convention at Saratoga , where he was scheduled to nominate Colonel_Theodore_Roosevelt for Governor of New_York when he noticed that the temporary chairman was a man he had never met .
(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)
The American_Republicans and the Republicans both nominated lieutenant-governor Turner for governor .Synonyms governor Related Terms politician bey eparch military_governor satrap viceroy governor_general nabob proconsul govern
2. governor [ n ] a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)Synonyms regulator governor Related Terms control timer regulate